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Units of Measure


Abbreviations
Volume Measurement

Weight Measurement
Weight to Volume Relationships

Can Sizes
Substitutions

Abbreviations

ozounce (either weight or fluid)
lbpound
tspteaspoon
tbs (or tbls)tablespoon
ggram (0.57 dram)
kgkilogram (2.2 lb)
mlmilliliter (1/5 teas)
lliter (1.06 quart)

Substitutions

1 cup milk ¼ cup dried milk powder, 1 cup water, 2 tsp. oil
or ½ cup evaporated milk,½ cup water
1 cup sour milk1 cup milk, 1½ tsp. lemon juice
or 1 cup milk, 1 ⅓ tsp. vinegar
1 tbs. flour
(for thickening)
½ tbs cornstarch
1 cup sugar8 tsp Sweet N Low
    

Can Sizes

#1 Can 10-12 ounces
#300 Can 14-16 ounces
#1½ or #303 Can 1 pound, 17 ounces
#2 Can 1 pound, 4 ounces
or 1 pint, 2 fluid ounces
#2½ Can 1 pound, 12-14 ounces
#3 Can 3 pounds, 3 ounces
or 1 quart, 14 fluid ounces
#10 Can 6 pounds, 2 ounces
or 7 pounds, 5 ounces